Was it a rope?

HISTORY-Lee highway builders

March 24, 1887 — A farmer near Milroy, Pa., removed a stump from a field one day last week. In its hollow was what seemed to be a lot of knotted rope.

After the supposed rope had lain in the sun for a short time the farmer discovered that it was a mass of copperhead snakes twisted and interlaced together with the heads outward.

It is reported that he killed them … and found that there were just 193.

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier

Top Post Ad

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.